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Join the Oro Valley Music and Dance Academy string ensemble in an engaging experience for kids. Clap along, play percussion instruments and even help conduct it on Saturday, Sept. 6.
A hot new trio of cookbooks can help those with diabetes and the people who care about them enjoy delicious, nutritious dishes together. (NAPS)
Join the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance for an interactive experience geared towards youth the whole family can enjoy, featuring music, dance and theatre, first Saturdays
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and Town of Marana present free live music featuring a variety of genres at Crossroads at Silverbell Park, May to October.
The Tucson Jazz Society kicks off the 8th season of its Summer Series on Saturday, July 5 with the Larry Redhouse Trio at the DoubleTree by Hilton at Reid Park. Pianist Redhouse will lead a world class ensemble made up of Robin Horn on drums, and Evan Dain on both acoustic and electric bass. The Trio incorporates straight-ahead jazz, Latin, funk and reggae influences in its exciting repertoire.
Had University of Arizona’s starting power forward Brandon Ashley not been forced to the sidelines with a broken foot, the Cats may have won it all last year. It was undeniable that all parts of the Wildcat unit worked together like magic, and each player was downright special. All members of the squad took on bigger roles in the wake of the Ashley injury, but the team seemed to lean mostly on the athletic ability of Aaron Gordon and the consistency of Nick Johnson. That leadership and promise did not go unnoticed, it would seem, as both Gordon and Johnson are currently packing their bags and shipping out to NBA teams.
The Pima County Workforce Investment Board elected new officers at its monthly meeting on June 13.
(Family Features) If you think of oatmeal as old fashioned, it's time to think again. Whole grain oats are one of the most versatile breakfast staples and provide a perfect blank slate for this summer's seasonal ingredients. Most produce is at its best during the summer months; fruits like cherries, raspberries and nectarines or vegetables like corn, tomatoes and zucchini are great additions to turn oatmeal from a typical winter dish into a fresh, summer treat.
The first Saturday of every month means music. The Marana Concerts in the Park began the first week in May and will continue into October at Crossroads at Silverbell Park.
(Family Features) There's nothing better than enjoying a delicious meal while relaxing with friends and family.
In what is becoming an increasingly popular event, staff from Tucson Local Media and members of the general public met up for Sippin’ Social, this month held at Fini’s Landing, 5689 N. Swan Road.
Fini’s Landing’s mini quesadillas come with BBQ chicken, ropa vieja or chorizo. These pictured are with ropa vieja, which is Cuban-style slow braised beef, white cheddar cheese, and served with the trio of houses salsas.
This comedy oozes girl power from the first scene and continues until the final credits roll. “The Other Woman” will surprise viewers with its higher-than-expected entertainment value and well-timed slapstick humor. From the director of “The Notebook” and “The Hangover: Part II’” comes a comedy about women and delivered by women. The two guys with diminished roles consist of the nice, older brother of the humiliated wife, and the schmoozing pig of a husband, who cheats on that guy’s sister. This villain is perfectly cast by none other than Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, whom many will recognize as the “Kingslayer” Jaime Lannister from the “Game of Thrones” HBO series.
Disneynature’s latest production takes moviegoers on a splendid Alaskan adventure tracking a grizzly bear single mother and her two newborn cubs. The pair who brought us “African Cats” in 2011, Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey, team up again to educate and mesmerize viewers. “Bears” provides a fascinating inside look at survival along the Alaskan peninsula’s snow capped mountains and valleys. The spectacular up-close views and vivid film footage documents the lives of these three bears over the course of one-year, as they forage for food and attempt to avoid the dangers lurking along their journey to find salmon.
Ironwood Ridge upset No. 6 CDO in an absolute slugfest on Tuesday afternoon. The teams combined for 26 runs and 33 hits and the visiting Nighthawks survived a four-error afternoon.
The week is headlined by one of the games of the year in prep softball as No. 3 Ironwood Ridge and No. 6 Canyon Del Oro (CDO) meet on the diamond. While both are likely to qualify for state, the winner will climb in the rankings with an eye on the top-four seed and two home games to start the playoffs.
Easton Corbin and The Band Perry anchored a fun-filled day at Country Thunder during the second of four days in the country mega-festival in Florence.